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yesterday. today police revealed the person arrested yesterday is 46- year-old regina butler and acquaintance of jacobson and a person seen with him. he talked with butler just before the arrest and confronted her about jacobson's disappearance asking her -- >> what happened to him the night you stayed with him the last night. she says i don't remember. i was on drugs, too drunk i don't know what happened. >> reporter: police are not releasing any details but brought out evidence that jacobson was trying to scam -- that butler was trying to scam jacobson over insurance money. police had been inside the unit during the weeks jacobson was missing. >> usually it's an odor. in this case it was hidden underneath enough things that the odor did not stand enough. >> that lady she has to be contained some where. she did it. that's not good to have somebody running around doing stuff like that. >> reporter: police say they plan to turn the case over to the district attorney's office soon. regina butler turned down our request for an interview. live in san jose, robert handa. ktvu chan
than a month later, police have arrested regina butler and charged her with murder. his granddaughter says the family has always suspected butler, who the family believed to be homeless. >> and latched on to a senior that had an apartment and some place for her to hide out in and, you know, he's -- you know, diminished capacity. >> reporter: police now say they believe jacobson's body had been in his unit at the hilltop manor senior apartment the entire time. it was discovered only yesterday. missing persons detectives even visited the apartment on february 22nd and did not find anything. >> i have actually seen the photos. they went in and actually did exactly what they were supposed to do, which is photograph a scene just in case it later becomes a crime scene. >> reporter: san jose police spokesman jason dwyer says the body was well concealed. >> not many people if any would have found this body. it was underneath a lot of clutter. >> reporter: the family had suspected that butler was stealing jacobson's social security checks an
this woman, 47-year-old regina butler. the granddaughter says she is a homeless alcoholic drug addicted prostitute who was stealing the victim's social security checks for more than a year. christina knew she would be coming back to the apartment and had everyone on the lookout. >> my phone rang three times. the office rang three times. i was here within 8 minutes and i chased her down and kept her here until the place came. >> sam suffered from dementia and told everyone butler was his girlfriend. warned multiple times that the woman was not welcome. when she kept coming, stan got an eviction notices and they think that's when she killed him. >> he was a senior and he was used and abused. it's a sad situation. >> we asked the victim's granddaughter what she wants to happen to the suspect at the time. she said that she'll loaf that leave that up to the court. >> the granddaughter proved to be quite the investigator, it seems. >> yeah, she got a couple tips from social media. she followed up, found a suspect at a gas station and at a bank and changed the locks here and monitoring
son was last seen in february with this woman, regina butler. they found him at these apartments. why did it take so long? >> reporter: we have learned that police say the woman arrested in this case has confessed to the killing and that she will be charged with murder. they say the victim was stabbed multiple scenes and the crime scene was bad. >> reporter: she's been looking for her grandfather, and it turns out he was right under everybody's noses the whole time. you didn't smell anything? >> yes. it smelled like garbage. today you really smelled the dekay. >> reporter: he had been stabbed and his body stuffed under his mattress. she reported her grandfather missing, and nobody noticed the decomposing body in his apartment until the smell got really bad. >> at first it was a relief knowing he was there, and then i felt that i have been in here three times and didn't see him and that almost made me pass out. >> reporter: they says police have arrested this woman, 47-year-old butler. the granddaughter says she's a
were also looking for his girlfriend regina butler. who is going to exploit him for financial reasons, or otherwise. friends of the senior citizens and that he was always friendly with a magician. and once jacobson started to sing regina butler he was not as social. >> he brought her here. and he never really did introduce her to any of us. but we do know that she was spending a lot of time here. and we were here with a property manager. he was not a round. that was kind of the weird part because we always would check with him on his cellphone, not on his door. we lived on the same floor and we were all curious. where is he? we heard you been? and he never answered his door. police say that this is an isolated incident and there is no immediate threat to the public. reporting live, alecia reed, kron 4. >> pam: tonight a shooting victim is hospitalized. and now the search is on for a gunman in san francisco. police say, two people were in the white car on your screen, when a suspect opened fire hitting the male, 30 year old passenger, in downtown san francisco near bryant street. the d
-old girlfriend regina butler was arrested yesterday after she returned to the home. the family thought she was stealing his social security checks. >>> it is moving day for dozens of homeless camping on public property down in the south bay. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec now in san jose where warnings went out several days ago but a lot of people don't want to move. >> reporter: some people are making movements though this morning in advance of the city coming in for a sweep after 72 hours' notice. this is on spring street. we have spoken with that gentleman here who has been here for months. he said that he is planning on heeding the city's warning. but he wanted to enjoy his last 72 hours here. the sweep is expected to begin today but it could be changed. plans could be changed because the ground is pretty muddy from a recent rain. between 100 and 160 people have been living in this homeless encampment near the guadalupe river one of about 60 camps throughout santa clara county but this has been more noticeable because it's in the flight path of the san
. today you really smell the decay. >> jacobson's 47-year-old girlfriend regina butler was arrested yesterday when she returned to the home. his family says they suspected she was stealing his social security checks. >>> fresno county investigators believe a lion escaped his feeding cage before killing a volunteer at an animal park. the coroner says diana hanson died instantly on wednesday when the lion broke her he neck at cat haven in dunlap. it appears the lion managed to lift the gate on the cage while she was cleaning the larger enclosure. she may have been distracted. she was on the phone at the time. her father says the coroner told him the lion was probably just trying to play with his daughter. >> you know, i have always had a premonition that someday i would get a call like this but i just thought it would be much further in the future than at 24. >> a sheriff's deputy shot and killed the lion in an effort to save her. >>> tears poured from thousands of eyes as mourners said good- bye to two fallen police officers yesterday. [ pause ] >
regina butler and charged her with murder. his granddaughter says the family has always suspected butler, who the family believed to be homeless. >> and latched on to a senior that had an apartment and some place for her to hide out in and, you know, he's --you know, diminished capacity. >> reporter: police now say they believe jacobson's body had been in his unit at the hilltop manor senior apartment the entire time. it was discovered only yesterday. missing persons detectives even visited the apartment on february 22nd and did not find anything. >> i have actually seen the photos. they went in and actually did exactly what they were supposed to do, which is photograph a scene just in case it later becomes a crime scene. >> reporter: san jose police spokesman jason dwyer says the body was well concealed. >> not many people if any would have found this body. it was underneath a lot of clutter. >> reporter: the family had suspected that butler was stealing jacobson's social security checks and so-called -- and so called police when she arrived
is and what their connection may be. back in mid-february, police were looking for a woman named regina butler. slae not saying whether she's the suspect. we did talk to his neighbor and friend just a short time ago. >> totally shocked. we've been looking everywhere for him for the last three to four weeks. and he wasn't at lunch because we always you know, meet together at lunch every day. and he does his little magician tricks or us, and that's how i first met him four months ago. >> here's a live look at the scene right now. officers came out to the hilltop apartments around 11:30 this morning. a homicide investigators have been out here for a few hours talking to people who live here as well as gathering evidence inside jacobson's apartment. that's the latest here. we're live in san jose, george kitayama, nbc bay area news. >> thank you, george. remember further dedication to the job and to the love they shared with their families is, sergeant loran "butch" baker and elizabeth butler where is honored by the people and respected most, their colleagues, their friends and their children.
't know how long the body had been there. officers arrested regina butler. >> she would always walk in front of him or way behind they would never walk together. he would open the door for her and she would come in. >> there's speculation she may have been involved in prostitution, there was speculation that she may have been trying to exploit him financially. >>> north korea stepped up its rhetoric threatening. >> the message came through korean television. the obama administration responded by saying the u.s. is fully capable of defending itself. >> i don't think the regime wants to commit suicide but that as they must surely know that would be the result of any attack on the united states. >> reporter: the united nations security council approved the new sanctions today with the backing of north korea's main ally china. yang responded by ending a nonaggression pack with south korea. >>> the dow jones pushed higher today accomplishing a new record for a third consecutive day. the dow ended up 33 points, there's growing optimism about hiring. and stock in oakland's pandora media s
and kept her here until the police came. >> 47-year-old regina butler has confessed to the killing, police say. >>> a lion escaped his feeding cage before killing an intern at a fresno county animal park. 4-year-old diana hanson died instantly, the 24-year-old died when the lion broke her net at cat haven in dunlap. the lion lifted a gate on the cage while hanson was cleaning the la
regina butler. the last person seen with jacobson, the investigators have evidence that butler was trying to scam him. >> reporter: the man charged with killing a san francisco high school student pled not guilty today. prosecutors say the 28-year-old karen brewer was driving under the influence on saturday night when he hit and killed chang as she crossed the street. the high school junior was celebrating her 17th birthday. brewer is set back in court on september 7th. >>> we have more on what caused this fire and when the restaurant will reopen. >> reporter: as she surveyed the damage to her restaurant, alice waters had a message for long time fans of the restaurant. >> we are not going anywhere. [ laughter ] we are not going anywhere where. it is just a question of time. >> reporter: a fire broke out at the restaurant around 3:00 this morning. investigators say it started underneath the building. >> the location where the fire appeared to have originated they have -- this is electrical equipment. >> the damage inside is minimal. smoke and broken windows. waters hopes to have the ups
of clutter. >> officers have arrested 46-year-old regina butler in connection with his death. neighbors describe her as jacobson's girlfriend. police say they had been investigating her on suspicion of defrauding jacobson out of insurance money. >>> now to a story you'll see only on nbc bay area. she was accused of a heinous crime, a peninsula teacher charged with physically abusing two of her young autistic students. but tonight she is completely clear to have had charges and speaks with our own sheryl hurd. she joins us live in redwood city tonight. >> reporter: we spoke exclusively with that teacher, and she said she spent an entire year waiting for justice. and tonight she says she got it. >> i had faith that the truth would come out. that the ending would be a good ending for me. >> reporter: alexia bogdis says she has been waiting for the truth to come out future a year. bogdis was accused last february of slapping, kicking, and withholding food from two 5-year-old boys in her classroom at roosevelt elementary school in redwood city. on thursday, san mateo county d.a. dropped all
found his body in his apartment. officers arrested a woman named regina butler in the case. police don't know how long his body was in the apartment. >> time is now 5:37. venezuela is holding a state funeral for the late president hugo chavez. he died tuesday at the age of 58 but the people of venezuela will still be able to see him. like other revolutionaries like the soviet founder, chavez's body will be embalmed and placed on permanent display in a glass tomb near the palace. at the funeral includes the includes the irania leader and new york democratic congressman gregory meeks. >> more than 8,000 people gathered for the public memorial for detective elizabeth butler and lawrence butch baker in san jose. it has touched people from all across the bay area. this was the scene yesterday as more than 150 people crowded on to the main street overpass many were overcome we motion as they watch the procession as it traveled from santa cruz to san jose. >> the life of those lost, to be here in person. >> my brother and sister were all in law enforcement and public service. heavy day today.
in his home. this is the woman accused of stabbing him to death, 46-year-old regina butler. neighbors describe her as his girlfriend. police say they've been investigating her on suspicious of defrauding jacobson out of insurance money. he had early stage dementia. his granddaughter reported him missing and ultimately found him in his apartment hidden beneath a pile of linens and blankets. she had been to the home three times since her grandfather had gone missing. >> based on the investigation of what we know right now, we believe he was murdered early february, probably between february 5 and the 8th. >> reporter: investigators believe the body was repeatedly missed despite the fact several people had been inside the apartment including the missing person's unit of the san jose police department. >> you say you had investigators come in and they didn't find anything and it's odd no one smelled anything, a month, even covered over in clothes, a human body has a bad odor when it's dec decaying. you would think someone would have smelled something. >> reporter: when asked how the missi
to show you the booking photograph for regina butler. she was arrested on thursday. police believe she killed 69- year-old stan jacobson whose body went unfound in his apartment for a month. butler was trying to scam him for insurance. >> a man has been arrested in a separate deadly stabbing this week. the 20-year-old killed a 27- year-old eric wright whose body was found on wednesday. we were there shortly after the find. the investigators say wright had been stabbed several times and they don't believe the killing was danger related. >> the where abouts of many california sex offenders is unknown. last year a law took effect that sent paroled sex offender who messed with their gps's to county jail but they are over crowded so must served little to no time at all. lawmakers say that makes them more likely to risk cutting off the devices, on wednesday the associated press reported the number of paroled offender who are fugitives is 15% higher than it was before the law went into effect. >> tomorrow cat haven plans to reopen. this is where an intern was killed by a lion on wednesday.
arrested his girlfriend known as regina butler in this case. >> another fatal stabbing in san jose, wednesday 's homicide in the area was not gang related. he had been stabbed several times. police say they don't have a motive in the case yet or any suspects. they hope to release the name of the victim soon. >> time is running out. a big homeless camp clean up is planned this morning in san jose. she has been out at the camp and you haven't out there a few times in the last couple of weeks. does it look like people will pack up and leave or stay. >> now that it's light out we see people moving around. the people behind us are packing up and moving around. you can see the gentleman there has been removing the tarp and folding them out. they have a car they'll put most of their belongings in. her car registration expired. she can't afford to pay it. she used to be a home care nurse but she had to quit her job to take care of sick relatives. she hasn't been able to find a job sense and she tells me they don't know where they're going to go next. in the past couple of months, this gras
and confident they have the rate person. what we don't know is if that person is regina butle butler. he called her his girlfriend and was in love with her but it's possible her intentions may not have been pure. >> there was speculation that she was involved in pros stawtion. there was speculation that she may have been trying to exploit him financially the rate now we didn't know. >> ramos butler last person to see jacobson and she was here at the apartments this morning when police found his body. >> before involved in drug no. drinking they drvrng too much. yrm whether happened. >> again we do not know if butler was the one arrested but police do weren't to stress that they believe it was an isolated incident and that they have the right person in custody so they want the residents here to know that they are safe. this is 7 in us? thank you amma. >> nearly 10,000 people came together today for an emotional ceremony honoring 2 fallen santa cruz police officers. memorial for sergeant lauren baker and detective butler took place at the pavilion in san jose in order to accommodate the
his 47-year-old girlfriend regina butler confessed to the killing. >>> this is the day san jose officials plan to close a homeless camp. warnings went out several days ago that about 100 homeless people had to leave. the camp is on underdeveloped parkland near the guadalupe river. the city will help the homeless find shelter and a place to store their belongings as they move them out of there. >>> we have your weather and your traffic on this friday coming up. >>> good morning. the counter commute eastbound 4 approaching loveridge eastbound highway 4, and westbound is pretty backed up as well coming off the antioch bridge. in pacifica, sharp park road and college road overturn injury crash. use highway 1. and outside here's a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. things are looking good heading into san francisco. here's lawrence. >> do you have the need for speed? how about coming down to the irace center in fremont. they have a new state-of-the- art facility just opening up today. hey, folks, the weather big changes expected as we are g
a woman named regina butler has been arrested in the case. >> there was speculation she was involved in prostitution, that she may have been trying to exploit hifinancially. we don't know. >> his friends remember him for the magic tricks he could do. >>> detectives also now say another fatal stabbing in san jose was not gang related. the victim a man in his early 20s was found in guadalupe oak grove park wednesday afternoon. police say they hope to soon release his name. so far they don't have a motive or any suspects. >> the conclave to elect a new pope could start monday. the last of the 115 voting cardinals have arrived in vatican city. we are live in rome with the important announcement that comes down in two and a half hours. >> reporter: right. good morning. to you. in two and a half hours the cardinals will vote basically for when to begin the conclave. that secret election to pick a new pope. we should know what the resuddenlies are of that election and when it'll begin later today. before the conclave they will died how much longer they want to continue the preconclave mee
now -- two suspects are in custody linked to two murders in the last few days. police arrested regina butler in connection to a murder of 69-year-old -- stanley jacobson. police say, at some point over the last few weeks, jacobson must've shown up at his apartment without anyone noticing. and was killed. today -- police describe how jacobson's body was discovered. the victim's body this is a photo of the victim -- 69-year-old stanley jacobson -- >> yesterday, the granddaughter expressed that the girl friend was here. she responded. they contacted the suspect. and installed on calling police. and said let us go inside and wait. while she was inside the apartment we located the body. >> pam: jacobson, who suffered from dementia-- went missing back in early february. >> this man. is accused of a stabbing another man to death. vincent gallegos is facing murder charges. this is video from our helicopter partnership with abc7 news. the victim -- in his twenties, was found near guadalupe oak grove park. on wednesday. it's not yet known what led up to the incident nor the motive. >> is this a
. this woman regina butler. is accused of stabbing and killing her boyfriend in his apartment. this was the scene thursday hilltop manor senior home. from dementia-- went missing in early february. police say at some point over the last few weeks, he showed up without anyone noticing. and was killed. this marked san jose's eighth homicide of the year. >> here's a story we can guarantee to tell you about once a year. it's nearly time for clocks to "spring forward". daylight savings starts at 2 a-m sunday, so make sure to sleep tonight. you'll lose an hour of shut- eye, but. look at the bright side: the time change means warmer days of spring and summer, are on the way. of sleep back - you'll have to wait awhile. daylight saving time ends >> coming up on kron 4 news weekend >> let's take a quick look outside this morning. it where seconds as the clear by late morning hours. a: a breezy out there but it will be a beautiful day. still a little bit chilly and the north bay, upper thirties' their parian spheres ahead forties' along the eastern shores. lotus mid-40s in the south bay.
Search Results 0 to 25 of about 26 (some duplicates have been removed)